Tuesday, October 5, 2010

In the Shadow of Mount Hood

Midnight, it is said, is the portal between this world and the next and is somehow in league with chaos, death, and mystery. It is the moment of dark visitations. So it was for me in December 2006. My sleep was interrupted by a phone call, and I was instantly shocked into full consciousness: My younger brother was trapped in a snow cave on Mount Hood, and an unyielding blizzard prevented rescue.

In the Shadow of Mount Hood:
Meeting God in the Mystery of Grief

by Frank A. James III
Published September 2010, Christianity Today

1 comment:

Lark said...

Lovely, honest article, I still think of you and pray for you.